Product Comparison: Okuma Trio-30S vs Penn Battle II 3000 (1338218)


General Specifications
About the Product
Aggressive styling, high-speed gearing and the Trio spinning reel's revolutionary Crossover Construction platform. Advancing the Crossover Construction platform is the Trio High-Speed. Featuring a blazing fast 6.2:1 gear ratio and picking up as much as 11-inches more line per turn of the handle than standard speed Trio reels, the high-speed version shines in applications where speed is an advantage.
The PENN Battle II offers attractive cosmetics, durable design, and silky smooth HT-100 drag as just a few of the many reasons why so many anglers fish this reel. The Full Metal Body construction allows it to maintain precision gear alignment under severe punishment. With the Superline Spool™, no backing is needed because of the rubber gasket that keeps superlines from slipping. A great value for the price point.
Brand
Okuma
Penn
Model
Trio-30S
Battle II 3000 (1338218)
Origin
Japan
USA
Key Specs
Type
Spinning
Spinning
Reel Size
3000
3000
Bearings
9+1
6
Mono Line Capacity
200/6, 160/8, 110/10
200/8, 165/10, 120/12
Braid Line Capacity
250/15, 180/20, 130/30
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Okuma Trio-30S High Speed Spinning Reel, Black/Orange
  • Spins well, breaks down pretty easily, and seems to be made pretty darn well. No complaints so far!
  • This is a good light weight spinning reel. I use it in salt water and so far it has held up well with just fresh water washdown's after use.
  • It is The perfect reel for spinning, i use it with a 14 pound line and it works excellent.
  • This is by far the best spinning reel I have ever purchased.
  • A great real for the money. Very, very happy. The speed ratio is what I found to be an ad vantage for a spinning real.
Penn Battle II 3000 (1338218) Spinning Fishing Reel
  • A little heavier than most reels of the same size, but I like it very well so far.
  • Nice size, weight. Feelss great. Meets expectations.
  • I have several different sizes of the Battle II's now and am happy with all of them.
  • I really like the size of the reel. Very smooth and a nice steady drag.
  • I have 4 sizes now and the all perform great. All have braid line on them with a mono leader.
Size & Weight
Height
4 in.
5 in.
Weight
10.4 oz.
12.3 oz.
Width
4 in.
4 in.
Depth
2 in.
3 in.
Drag
Max Drag
18 lb.
15 lb.
Drag Type
Front Drag
Front Drag
Drag Adjustment
Lever
Lever
Drag Material
Aluminum
HT-100
What customers say about "Drag"
Okuma Trio-30S High Speed Spinning Reel, Black/Orange
  • Very smooth reel and a drag that is very strong, but also sensitive to small adjustments.
  • The reel is flashy, fast, EXCELLENT drag on this reel. It can be set very light, so light that the fish doesn't even know it's hooked.
  • Super smooth, awesome drag, not heavy for the size, love the crank grip.
  • The drag system is particularly good, very smooth and strong.
  • They look great, but did not last very long. I bought 4 of them at the same time and 3 no longer have working gears.
Penn Battle II 3000 (1338218) Spinning Fishing Reel
  • I used it regularly for one season and it served me well: the drag was smooth and I landed many fish with it.
  • The drag on all of my Battle II reels is fantastic and as the cheapest reel that has the HT-100 drag system, it’s a solid entry into the Penn family.
  • I think I've caught close to 50 fish with it already, and the drag has always been smooth. Great for fluorocarbon line!
  • Casts nicely and drag feels clean.
  • Works perfect for all your Midwest fishing needs. Even muskie if you set the drag right!
Features
Gear Ratio
6.0 : 1
6.2 : 1
Retrieve Rate
30 in.
35 in.
Anti-Reverse Feature
Yes
Yes
Type Of Crank
Single-grip
Single-grip
Reel Handle Position
Left / Right
Left / Right
Extras
Quick-set anti-reverse roller bearing, Multi-disc, Japanese-oiled felt drag washers, Stainless steel bearings, CRC: Corrosion Resistant Coating process, RESII: Computer balanced Rotor Equalizing System
Instant Anti-Reverse, Heavy-duty aluminum bail wire, Superline Spool, Line Capacity Rings
What customers say about "Features"
Okuma Trio-30S High Speed Spinning Reel, Black/Orange
  • Exactly what i needed at a great price. spooled up 6lb braid and used 8 lb leader for drop shot. caught a good amount of fish so far! Drag is very good. Love the handle.
  • This reel looks really great and is smooth as silk.
  • Super smooth, awesome drag, not heavy for the size, love the crank grip.
  • Okuma tried to keep the cost down by using poor quality components and used the marketing terms to boast a mediocre reel
  • The spool is plastic and Okuma puts a aluminum skirt on the reel. The only thing that alum skirt can do is decoration.
Penn Battle II 3000 (1338218) Spinning Fishing Reel
  • No certain I the idea of an automatic anti-reverse, but knew going in that was a feature of the reel. Like the heavy duty construction. Should last a long time, even using in salt water!
  • This reel is a workhorse. The body is totally aluminum, which gives it some weight, but I have finesse fished quite a few aluminum reels.
  • The reel feels very solid when you turn the handle with very little play.
  • This is a great reel. I love the looks, durability, line capacity, braid ready spool, and drag.
  • The spool can be more sturdy, it flexes when line is under tension causing clicking sound/action when jigging, drastically reducing sensitivity and hard to detect a bite.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
Other Information
Manufacturer
MSRP
84.99 $
109.95 $


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